Practical analysis for investment professionals
07 February 2012

Take 15 Series: The Benefits of Complying with the GIPS Standards

Iain W. McAra provides insight into the many benefits gained by firms claiming compliance with the Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS). He also discusses how firms can leverage compliance for stronger internal controls and better portfolio oversight.



This episode of the Take 15 Series was originally released on 25 January 2012.


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About the Author(s)
Jennifer Curry

Jennifer Curry formerly served as managing editor of the Enterprising Investor. Previously, she was the social media manager at the New York Society of Security Analysts (NYSSA). Prior to her work at NYSSA, Curry worked as the senior project editor for a nonfiction imprint at Barnes & Noble Publishing and as an assistant editor at the H.W. Wilson Company. She is the editor of several volumes in the Reference Shelf series, and her writing has appeared in Smithsonian, IndustryWeek, Barnes & Noble Review, and other publications. Curry holds a BS in journalism and a BA in anthropology from the University of Kansas, and an MA in anthropology from Hunter College, City University of New York.

1 thought on “Take 15 Series: The Benefits of Complying with the GIPS Standards”

  1. John Austin says:

    GIPS standards are a globally accepted methodology for calculating and presenting investment firms’ performance history that are widely relied upon by investment firms, their clients, and prospective clients for ensuring consistency of investment firm results.

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